Sleeman Breweries has signed a Canadian sales, marketing and distribution agreement with FEMSA Cerveza of Mexico.

FEMSA brands to be sold in Canada under this agreement are Sol and Dos Equis. The agreement will be effective January 1st, 2006.

John Sleeman, chairman & CEO of Sleeman Breweries said: "This is a great opportunity, and we look forward to working with this world renowned and respected global brewer. Through this strategic partnership, we can continue to leverage our national sales and distribution systems - an important component of Sleeman's growth strategy."
FEMSA director Luis Duran said: "We are very pleased to be working with Canada's leading premium brewer and look forward to executing our growth strategy with Sleeman for FEMSA brands in this market."